Irene Country Lodge Autograph Collection

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Irene Country Lodge – Winding down the oak-lined country lane where cows graze in green pastures, you will arrive at a haven of peace and tranquility in the hub of South Africa’s economic heartland, African Pride Irene Country Lodge.

Nestling in the historic village of Irene, the African Pride Irene Country Lodge is centrally located between Johannesburg and Pretoria, and a mere twenty-five minute drive from Oliver Tambo International Airport.

The area has a rich cultural heritage and many national leaders and historic figures have left their mark in Irene. Smuts House is the restored home of General Jan Smuts, a former Prime Minister of South Africa and world statesman.

About Irene Country Lodge Weddings

Combining old-world charm with superb modern convenience,African Pride Irene Country Lodge is the ideal wedding venue with the latest facilities, excellent service and unsurpassed luxury.

The Ceremony

The gazebo is our most popular area for your ceremony, it protects from the rain but should you wish to marry outside, options include the dams area and the big oak trees.

The Reception

We have a few alternatives for your reception venue to enable you to plan your perfect wedding.

St Andrews

This is our largest facility and can accommodate 90 people, seated with dancing and 100 people without dancing.


This venue is ideal for smaller intimate weddings and has a maximum seated capacity of 30 people.

Library Room

Wooden panelling and a fireplace creates a warm atmosphere for a wedding or cocktails with a maximum seating capacity of 60 people with dancing


Should you wish to add more of an outdoors feels to your wedding, our gazebo overlooking the lakeside is perfect for parties of up to 70.

The Nomadic Tent

For outside weddings, the marquee is the best choice. Located on the field next to the lake side, the area can seat 200 comfortably.

To get more information about weddings at African Pride Irene Country Lodge, please contact us today…

Irene Country Lodge Accommodation

Irene Country Lodge, Autograph Collection® offers a range of ultimate accommodation options. With a total of 123 rooms elegantly decorated with African Mahogany wood furniture and complimented by rich textured fabrics in earthy tones creating a warm ambience, guests enjoy the comforts of an old countryside manor reflecting a unique South African flavour.

Irene Country Lodge Fact Sheet

Guests – 200

Accommodation – Yes

Conference Facilities – Yes

Chapel – Yes

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